People: Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO)
Mr. George Alexander Cope serves as Independent Director of Bank of Montreal. He is leading the transformation of Canada’s largest communications company with a strategy of investment in advanced broadband networks, service innovation, and content leadership. Recognized as Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year for 2015, Mr. Cope has earned a reputation as a strategic innovator and builder of highperformance teams in chief executive roles at publicly traded communications companies over the past three decades. Under his leadership, Bell announced the Bell Let’s Talk initiative in 2010, the largest-ever corporate commitment to Canadian mental health and now one of the country’s most prominent community investment campaigns. A graduate of the Ivey School of Business at Western University (HBA ’84), Mr. Cope was named Ivey Business Leader of the Year in 2013 and serves on the school’s advisoryboard. He has been awarded honourary doctorates by his alma mater, University of Windsor and Trent University, was Chair of United Way Toronto’s record-breaking 2013 campaign, and received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work on Bell Let’s Talk. Mr. Cope was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2014 and was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in 2018.
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|All Other, CAD||230,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||230,000|